Sacraments

July 6, 2015

Life in the Eucharist

  Life in the Eucharist Download Life in the Eucharist HERE
June 3, 2014

The Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults

The Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults     The Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults is a new resource from the Irish Episcopal Conference, designed to facilitate adult faith development. It is due for publication on Thursday, 12 June.   The Catechism of the Catholic Church states that it is  ‘meant […]
May 27, 2014

Dublin Diocesan Baptismal Pastoral Programme – Pilot 2013/2014

Dublin Diocesan Baptismal Pastoral Programme - Pilot 2013/14    Baptism is at the heart of Christianity, of Christian community, of Christian living. It is ‘the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit’(Catechism) ‘Those who are baptised are set in a new context, entrusted to […]
February 1, 2013

The Sacraments – Transforming Everyday life – NEW DVD

As part of the Year of Faith a  New DVD on The Sacraments - has been produced and explores topics such as Why Sacraments?    Baptism Confirmation Eucharist It is produced by Cafe (Catholic and Faith Evangelision) - and is available as Each session includes a short film, experts on theology […]
January 25, 2013

You Shall be My Witness – Confirmation Update

You Shall Be My Witness - Confirmation Update   The Office for Evangelisation & Ecumenism have a number of confirmation cards for parishes celebrating the sacrament over the coming months. To download poster - click Confirmation cards poster 2013 For More Info call Rosemary Lavelle or email evangelisation@dublindiocese.ie 01 8373732 […]
January 21, 2013

Communion Cards

Communion cards are available from the Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism. For more information please contact Veronica at 01-8373732 or email: veronica.jackson@dublindiocese.ie Communion Card - click here
January 21, 2013

Confirmation Cards

  Confirmation cards are available from the Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism.   For more details please contact Veronica at 01-8373732 or email: veronica.jackson@dublindiocese.ie Confirmation Cards - click here
January 21, 2013

You Shall Be My Witnesses – Confirmation Programme

You Shall Be My Witnesses is a parish-based programme for Confirmation which was developed by Maeve Mahon, a Diocesan Advisor in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin The programme is a resource which invites, encourages and challenges parents to become more actively involved in the preparation for Confirmation. Programme Resources […]
October 25, 2012

Life in the Eucharist

Life in the Eucharist  (LITE) is a world wide programme focussing on three areas - Communion - Contemplation & Celebration LITE -  - Click Here
October 23, 2012

Outline for Christian Initiation of Adults

PERIOD OF EVANGELIZATION AND PRECATECHUMENATE This is a time, of no fixed duration or structure, for inquiry and introduction to gospel values, an opportunity for the beginnings of faith. FIRST STEP: ACCEPTANCE INTO THE ORDER OF CATHECHUMENS This is the liturgical rite, usually celebrated on some annual date or dates, […]
October 23, 2012

Adult Initiation – Rite of Christian Initiation

Adult Initiation - Rite of Christian Initiation (Prepared by Fr. Dermot Nestor for The Messenger Magazine) Most Irish people were baptised as infants.  That is what we are most used to.  However the situation is changing on two fronts.  Firstly there are some parents who choose not to have their […]
October 3, 2012

Your Child's Confirmation

  Your Child's Confirmation- is a new book from Redemptorist Publications and helps and encourages parents to celebrate and prepare for their Childs Confirmation. It is written by Gerard Gallagher in a simple and engaging style. It explains the background to the Sacrament Details what might happen on the day […]
October 1, 2012

Garda Vetting

Information on Garda Vetting and Dublin Diocesan Policy - Use the following Link: http://www.dublindiocese.ie/content/garda-vetting-policy  
October 1, 2012

First Communion and First Reconciliation – Diocesan Policy

Archbishop Martin Launch's New Diocesan Policy on First Commuunion Press Release 1 Oct - New Policy First Communion and First Reconciliation Policy First Communion and First Reconciliation Policy - Printable version      
September 6, 2012

“Do This in Memory: Sacramental Preparation as an opportunity to make Jesus present at home and in the Parish” Ms Maeve Mahon

“Do This in Memory: Sacramental Preparation as an opportunity to make Jesus present at home and in the Parish” Ms Maeve Mahon - Click Maeve Mahon - Do This In Memory IEC2012- to Read
September 6, 2012

Blessings and Prayers in Family Life – Rosemary Lavelle – IEC2012

Blessings and Prayers in Family Life - Workshop from IEC2012 - Rosemary Lavelle - ClickRosemary Lavelle IEC2012 to Read
September 6, 2012

Timetable for a Preparation Meeting – Do This in Memory

Timetable for a Preparation Meeting – Do This in Memory A suggested timetable for parent’s preparation meetings might be... Adapt, adapt, adapt! 8.00p.m. Cup of tea/hospitality 8.15p.m. Personal introductions (First meeting) 8.20p.m. Opening prayer (Prayer for Evangelisation) 8.25p.m. Recap on the format of the programme 8.30p.m. Look at the gospel […]
September 6, 2012

General suggestions for prayer to be used with the planning group of parents

  General suggestions for prayer to be used with the planning group of parents:   Introduce prayer space, the objects that might be used etc…Instead of the title “Sacred Space” in the church, it might be better to call it “First Communion Prayer Space” If it is possible, keep all […]
September 6, 2012

Five steps to setting up Do This in Memory in your Parish

Five steps to setting up Do This in Memory  in your Parish STEP 1: LATE JUNE Find out how many children will be celebrating First Eucharist in your parish next year so that you can order the necessary materials, programme and candles in plenty of time. STEP 2: EARLY SEPTEMBER […]
September 6, 2012

Do This in Memory

  Do This In Memory - An Introduction to what's involved In pastoral work it is always important to make Christian families part of the process of initiation. Receiving Baptism, Confirmation and First Holy Communion are key moments not only for the individual receiving them but also for the entire […]